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County health department seeing case load rise

by Dennis Sharkey Officials at the county’s Health Department are looking for a solution to an increasing caseload for registered nurses. Eileen Filbert, director, asked commissioners on Monday for permission to hire a part-time RN to handle the increasing caseload. Filbert said her department took in seven additional clients in the last week. The commissioners […]

September 30th, 2010 | Posted in County,County Commission,Featured,Government | Read More »

Delaware Watershed Tour looks at sedementation problems at Perry Lake

Participants in the Delaware River Watershed Tour study the conservation practices of Daryl Sales on his propery located north of Valley Falls Thursday morning. His forage program includes the use of Eastern Gammagrass and clover. About 40 people attended. Story and photos by Monty Davis Watching grass grow is not all that exciting to most […]

September 30th, 2010 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

The View From Rural Route #8

Jim Shroyer, well known in farm and Kansas State University circles, has been named to the 2010 class (a rarified honor) of Crop Science of America Fellows by the Crop Science Society of America. Shroyer often is called the “Wheat Guy.” We who’ve met and worked with him during his 30 years – starting No. […]

September 26th, 2010 | Posted in Columns,Rural Route #8 | Read More »

Courthouse records: Sept. 23, 2010

District court— Traffic— Ayrick H. Madeira, Ozawkie, failure to yield or stop and no insurance, fine plus costs $120.00. Cases filed— Civil: Gerald Haybarker vs. Tonya Haybarker, recovery of money. BAC Home Loans vs. Brian Morris et. al, foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank vs. Raymond Huhs et. al, foreclosure. Discover Bank vs. Rose M. Ramirez, recovery […]

September 26th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

ABATE organizers report a smooth weekend for rally

by Dennis Sharkey As promised, the organizers of last month’s ABATE motorcycle rally gave a report to the county commissioners Monday concerning the rally. Organizer Vickie Boose reported that there was minimal contact between patrons and the sheriff’s department. Boose said there were only two calls the entire weekend. One call was for a non-injury […]

September 26th, 2010 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Bulldogs shut out Raiders for first victory of the season

Bulldog junior Alex Courtney broke a tackle during a 12-yard run in the first quarter of the Bulldogs’ win over Immaculata 37-0. Courtney had 155 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns. Courtney also converted two two-point tries. Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey A strong defensive performance propelled the McLouth Bulldogs past the Immaculata […]

September 26th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Sports | Read More »

Keystone board considering move to vacant Jeff West building

by Dennis Sharkey Discussions are now under way between Jefferson West USD 340 and Keystone Learning Services that may solve an empty question for the district. Last year USD 340 board members decided to close the Intermediate School in Ozawkie to save the cash strapped district money. However, an empty building is not what district […]

September 26th, 2010 | Posted in Jefferson West School District,Oskaloosa School District,Perry School District,Schools | Read More »

Oskaloosa USD 341 to make offer to gas company

by Dennis Sharkey A figurative cloud of gas has been hanging over the USD 341 budget for a couple of years and board members are ready to dispel the problem. Kansas Gas Service approached the district two years ago and said they were owed more than $111,000 for gas that was used by the district […]

September 26th, 2010 | Posted in Oskaloosa School District,Schools | Read More »

Constitution Day observed at Valley Falls school

Photo and story by Clarke Davis The children at Valley Falls Elementary School celebrated Constitution Day Friday morning. Members of Grahem-Herbers Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3084 led by Commander Jerry Tullis provided a color guard and hoisted the American flag for the children. Middle school teacher Jeff Schnieder gave a short talk about the […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Valley Falls continues search for administrator

by Clarke Davis The Valley Falls City Council met in executive session for 90 minutes last Wednesday to discuss applications for the city manager position they are attempting to fill. They will be back at it at least two or three more evenings this week. Mayor Charles Stutesman reports that the council started out with […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

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